Mikaela Shiffrin finished 11 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor in Flachau. At a race of this caliber, an ordinary margin of victory would have been measured in tenths of a second, if not hundredths.
Mikaela Shiffrin from the U.S. clears a gate during her second run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup women’s slalom ski race in Flachau, January 15, 2013. (REUTERS/ Dominic Ebenbichler) By Patrick Lang FLACHAU, Austria, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin entered the record books with her third slalom victory of the season in […]
Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) talks about her third World Cup victory.
Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) stumbles on the second slalom run and Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) becomes the second ever 17-year-old to win three world cup races.
Mikaela Shiffrin captured a slalom by a massive 1.19-second margin Friday night, becoming the first American woman to win two World Cup races before turning 18. Her first career victory came last month in Sweden. The 17-year-old became the youngest winner in nine editions of the Zagreb event, which is billed as the Snow Queen […]
ZAGREB, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Mikaela Shiffrin was crowned a snow queen at 17 when she clinched the classic floodlit slalom in Zagreb on Friday. The American teenager, who celebrated her maiden World Cup victory last month in Are, dominated both runs to win in two minutes and 1.73, leaving all her rivals far behind. […]
Mikaela Shiffrin talks about winning her second World Cup race.
The American rookie, Mikaela Shiffrin, managed to advance to the second round, but couldn’t find the speed to go any further.
Teen Mikaela Shiffrin, fourth after the opening run, was charging for back-to-back FIS Alpine World Cup slalom wins, when she got stuck leaning back, hooked an edge, hiked and eventually straddled in the night final.
Mikaela Shiffrin produced an impressive final run to finish a career best eighth in the giant slalom held in Semmering. Shiffrin, who had been sick the last few days, vaulted to 10th in the World Cup overall standings.